Now We Sleep

Warm whispers of a summer breeze

gently caress your aching body.

Dream in peace.

As the sweet scent of summer lingers,

you close the curtains with trembling fingers.

No need to fear.

 

He won’t come here 

again.

Shut your eyes, and remember the star studded skies.

For now we sleep.

Now we sleep.

 

Lilac hearts in vase on the night-stand

shimmer pale purple as you turn out the light,

let in the night.

Perfume mingles with the room,

as the shyly glowing  moon

watches over you.

 

And you tremble when you see a shadow,

but it’s just the air through the window.

You are alone.

 

He won’t come here

again.

Shut your eyes, forget all the transparent lies

For now we sleep.

Now we sleep.

 

White light shines across your face,

I gaze upon the silhouette of your lips,

begin to trace

your heart’s beating, 

still,

soft, silent,

then it’s gone.

My own secret apology 

I am sorry for turning your fairy-tale into a nightmare,

sorry for being there.

I promise you this is the end.

 

Hush, don’t stir.

It’s only the breeze.

I won’t come here

again.

Shut your eyes, and remember the sun kissed skies.

Tomorrow I’ll be gone, as the flowers die.

Because now we sleep.

Now we sleep.

 

The End

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